Americans spend most of their waking hours at work. In these unprecedented times, if your people and customers are meeting in the facility, you know you have an even higher standard of “clean and safe.” Keeping workspaces clean and safe is big business; janitorial services revenue in the U.S reached $61 billion in 2018.
The terms “janitorial services” relate to commercial property cleaning: professional offices, educational, medical and industrial business cleaning. Depending on the situation, some commercial janitorial services can include maintenance or property management services. In Whitewater, the team to contact for competent and efficient service for your business is Cloute, Inc.
In many businesses, cleaning performed is often minimal: a quick vacuum, a spritz of window cleaner, emptying of trash, etc. Deeper cleaning involves getting dirt, dust, allergens, and pathogens in carpets, on blinds, and deep within the upholstery of office furniture. Read about the health benefits of a professional commercial cleaning, and why your business should consider investing in a high-quality cleaning from Cloute:
Most businesses struggle when a virus is spread from employee to employee. With many of your most valued teams out of the office, production slows. Reducing the spread of disease improves sales, delivery, production and administration. A deep, professional cleaning is an important factor in keeping your workforce healthier and can help reduce the spread of the latest virus.
What can be more valuable these days? All shared areas, including bathrooms, breakrooms, and training rooms must be disinfected to help avoid employee illness. The CDC recommends sanitizing areas such as desktops, doorknobs, faucets, and phones daily. Our commercial janitorial services team can advise you about the most effective cleaning protocols and products to help limit the spread of dangerous viruses, including seasonal influenza and Covid-19.
Employee health has become an issue of concern, including a more environmentally-friendly operation. A professional commercial janitorial services can use safer, “green” products so that toxins do not linger in the air and the environment is not filled with perfumed cleaning products that can trigger a reaction in many people.
To fully extract allergens, bacteria, dust, dirt, mold, and debris from your ducks a state-of-the-art, advanced extraction system should be used. Removing all harmful contaminants on a yearly basis can help keep business indoor air quality fresh, with the added benefit of reducing energy costs, as your HVAC system will perform more efficiently.
Allergies affect many people, and are one of the top three reasons employees miss work. The EPA reports that indoor air quality is one of the top five risks to human health in the USA. Studies released by the agency have established that indoor air often contains levels of pollutants higher than what is found in the outside air. Even the most well-run business may have a hidden indoor air quality problem, leading to lost productivity.
The bonus of a cleaner workspace is that employees are happier when the workspace is fresh, clean, and free from accumulated dust and dirt. To develop a plan, ask yourself…
Some companies specialize in certain business types, such as healthcare or medical office cleaning, while others only do pre and post construction cleans. Some janitorial service providers only focus on cleaning and sanitation, while others offer a full range of property managed services. Standard commercial janitorial services companies provide cleaning of carpets and floors, restroom sanitation, dusting, wiping of desks, walls and switch plates, kitchen/breakroom cleaning, trash removal and window cleaning. Further, janitorial services can include industry specific and expanded service cleaning for education facilities, healthcare or medical cleaning, or industrial cleaning. Finally, some professional commercial janitorial services companies will offer one time cleans, while others provide an on-going program for regular maintenance.